James F. Furey, Sr.

August 13, 2013

Furey, Sr., James Obituary

 

James F. Furey, Sr. "The Flag Man" died August 13, 2013 in The N.J. Veterans Home in Menlo Park. He was 86. Born in Newark, he moved to Kearny 61 years ago when he married "the Peg of his Heart" Margaret (nee Rainey). Visiting will be on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny.  Mass Saturday 10:30 am in St. Stephen's Church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
 
Jim served in The Army during WWII and was a Past Commander of The American Legion Post 99 and the U.V.O. He wasa member of The Old Guard and the Boxing Hall of Fame. He was past Chairman of Americanism and was an honorary member of The Military Order of the Purple Heart. He was retired from Hoffman LaRoche.
 
Husband of the late Peggy, he is the father of Gail P. Furey, Maureen Furey-Lunetta and the late James F., Jr. Also surviving are his grandchildren Nicole, Allison, Gregg, James F., III and Daniel and his great grandchildren Kelsey, Andrew, Tyler and Shaelynn.
 
If you care to make a memorial contribution, please consider Wounded Warriors Project.

 

 




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August 16, 2013
2 - 4 & 7 - 9 p.m.

Visiting
Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home

596 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032
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August 17, 2013
10:30 a.m.

Mass
St. Stephen's Church

141 Washington Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032
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August 17, 2013

Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery

340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031
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